OPERA


Reviews


Review: Les Vêpres siciliennes (Royal Opera House)
Verdi's grand opera in its original French version returns to Covent Garden
Review: Il barbiere di Siviglia (Glyndebourne and tour)
Glyndebourne's 2016 production of Rossini's comic opera revived for the autumn tour
Review: From the House of the Dead (Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff)
Janáček's dark and devastating opera brilliantly revived by WNO
Review: Giulio Cesare [Parts 1 & 2] (Hackney Empire and tour)
Rome meets Egypt as ETO performs Handel's lengthy opera across two evenings
Review: Dardanus (Hackney Empire and tour)
English Touring Opera presents a rarely-heard 18th-century opera by Rameau
Review: The Barber of Seville (London Coliseum)
Jonathan Miller's venerable production of Rossini's comedy, blissfully revived.
Review: Khovanshchina (Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff)
Mussorgsky's great historical opera in an ambitious revival by WNO
Review: Eugene Onegin (Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff)
WNO's 2004 production of Tchaikovsky's romantic opera, still powerfully affecting
Review: Aida (London Coliseum)
Scrims, somersaults and a singing serviette in Phelim McDermott's new Aida for ENO
Review: The Magic Flute (Soho Theatre and tour)
OperaUpClose presents an entertaining new take on Mozart's Singspiel